| Jan 11, 2011
| 11:58 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has laid out an agenda of education and pension reform in his first State of the State speech.
The Republican governor said Tuesday that big changes are needed in the year ahead for New Jersey to remain affordable....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:02 AM
People making over a million dollars a year will pay a greater share of their income to benefit government programs in New Jersey. That's the controversial provision in a new budget passed in a key legislative committee.
The budget committee of New...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:10 AM
A billion dollar dispute between Republican governor Chris Christie and the Democratic-controlled legislature will shut down the Garden State before the end of the week, unless the two sides can come to a compromise.
Wednesday, both houses of the New...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Did they know or did they not know? Days after the largest-ever proposed toll and fare hike on Hudson River crossings, people want to know what Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie knew about this latest possible hit to your wallet.
The two issued a...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:13 AM
The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin.
At stake on this "off-year" general election...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Reversing course, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reimbursed the state for personal and political travel on a state police helicopter, including a trip to meet with Republicans urging him to consider a presidential run.
Christie, a Republican,...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 9:56 AM
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he will allow the state’s medical marijuana law to move forward after it was legalized by former Gov. Jon Corzine last year.
According to Christie, he will move forward with the law despite initial concerns that...
| Jul 5, 2007
IN THE FIRST 100 days of 2007, the big field of Republican and Democratic candidates running for president collectively spent well over $50 million campaigning, made hundreds of stump speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire and endured several nationally...
| May 11, 2008
Recently, i heard three European journalists express astonishment at the primitive state of America's social safety net. "Do you have private pensions?" they asked. The system is unraveling, I explained. "Healthcare?" Some folks get it, some don't....
| Mar 27, 2007
MICHAEL R. Bloomberg, a self-made billionaire, reportedly tells friends that his idea of good financial planning is to have his check to the undertaker bounce. "So," asks the Washington Post, "how does a billionaire spend all his money before he dies?"...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva David Axelrod, the president's senior and longtime political adviser, says that elections carried by Republicans this week clearly demonstrate a need to reenergize independent and younger voters who helped elect Barack Obama president....